Photos: Navy to commission submarine Minnesota Saturday

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by 13News Now

WVEC.com

Posted on September 6, 2013 at 6:20 PM

NORFOLK-The Navy will commission its new submarine on Saturday.  

The PCU Minnesota will officially become USS Minnesota during the ceremony at Naval Station Norfolk.

Construction on the sub began in 2008 at Newport News Shipyard and was completed in June, a year ahead of schedule.

The Navy will show the commissioning live on the Internet. Coverage begins at 9:40 a.m. and the commissioning is set for 10:00 a.m.

Stay with 13News Now for complete coverage of Saturday's ceremony.

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